Accessible Yoga Podcast

Accessible Yoga Podcast

Hosted by: Anjali Rao & Jivana Heyman

Welcome to the Accessible Yoga Podcast, where we explore how to make space for everyone in the yoga community. This podcast is brought to you by the Accessible Yoga Association, a nonprofit organization focused on...

Episodes

053. Yoga Revolution Replay with Octavia Raheem

Season #2

This episode is a replay of a conversation between Jivana Heyman and Octavia Raheem on Jivana's podcast, Yoga Revolution. This week’s guest, Octavia Raheem, teaches us to slow down, prioritize rest, and honor our...
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052. Yoga & Self-Care for Women of Color with Maya Breuer

Season #2

In episode 52, Amber interviews Maya Breuer, yoga teacher, community activist, and Yoga Alliance’s Vice President of Cross-Cultural Advancement. She shares about the work Yoga Alliance is doing for teachers working in...
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051. Navigating Grief & Loss

Season #2

Content warning: this episode contains discussion of death and grief. In episode 51, Amber and Jivana talk about how they are each navigating grief and loss in their personal and professional lives. We’ll discuss...
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050. Pranayama & COVID-19 with Robin Rothenberg

Season #2

The information on this Podcast does not constitute medical or other professional advice and should not be used as a substitute for the medical care and advice of your physician, psychotherapist, or other health care...
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049. Reflections on COVID and Collective Care

Season #2

In episode 49,  Amber and Jivana reflect on how constantly changing circumstances surrounding COVID are shaping their personal and professional lives. We’ll discuss how we are each navigating the burnout and...
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048. Queer Dharma with Jacoby Ballard

Season #2

Jacoby Ballard is a social justice educator and yoga teacher in Salt Lake City, Utah known for his playfulness, heart-opening, and commitment to change from the inside out. As a yoga teacher with 20 years of...
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047. Actionable Love with Michelle C. Johnson

Season #2

Michelle C. Johnson is an author, yoga teacher, social justice activist, licensed clinical social worker and Dismantling Racism trainer. She approaches her life and work from a place of empowerment, embodiment, and...
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046. Integrating Yoga Philosophy in Pain Care with Marlysa Sullivan

Season #2

Marlysa Sullivan is a physiotherapist and yoga therapist with over 15 years of experience working with people suffering with chronic pain conditions. She is the physical therapy coordinator of the empower veterans...
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045. Tips for Keeping Students Safer in Yoga Class

Season #2

In episode 45, Amber and Jivana share tips for keeping students safer in yoga classes. In this episode we’ll explore how the methods we use to teach can contribute to an environment of safety for our community. Amber...
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044. Yoga Revolution

Season #2

In episode 42, Amber Karnes interviews Jivana Heyman about his upcoming book, Yoga Revolution: Building a Practice of Courage and Compassion. We discuss what a “yoga revolution” means, the relationship between yoga...
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043. Yoga in Prison with Bill Brown

Season #2

In episode 43, Jivana interviews Bill Brown from Prison Yoga Project.  In this episode, Jivana and Bill discuss: Bill’s background and personal interests How Bill started his yoga practice How Bill ended up...
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042. Yoga is Political: Let's Discuss...

Season #2

In episode 42, we're sharing a recording of Reggie Hubbard's powerful closing keynote from this year's Accessible Yoga Conference online. There are some within the yoga community that think politics and yoga should...
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